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MatthewBunn

2/25/2019 - Write Memos and Influence Policy with Dr. Matthew Bunn

February 25, 2019
Join a presentation and discussion with Matt Bunn, Professor of Practice at Harvard Kennedy School, to learn how to write an effective memo. Matt will also deliver his famous "Bunn's rules" for influencing policy, instilling a practitioner's insight with humor.

Matthew Bunn is a Professor of Practice at Harvard Kennedy School. His research interests include nuclear theft and terrorism; nuclear proliferation and measures to control it; the future of nuclear energy and its fuel cycle; and innovation in energy technologies. Before coming to Harvard, Bunn served as an adviser to the White... Read more about 2/25/2019 - Write Memos and Influence Policy with Dr. Matthew Bunn
scipol-kickoff

2/19/19: SciPol 2019 Spring Kickoff

February 19, 2019

Join the Harvard Science Policy Group for food, beer (or soda/water) and conversation with fellow students interested in science policy, and learn about events & opportunities the Harvard Science Policy Group is planning for the spring!

WHEN: Tuesday, February 19th at 6PM
WHERE: CGIS South S001, Harvard, Cambridge

Hope to see you there!

Please RSVP ...

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Matthew Hersch

2/13/19: "The Policy and Diplomacy of Space Technology" with Dr. Matthew Hersch

February 13, 2019
Faculty chat with Dr. Matthew Hersch

When: February 13th 3:00pm-4:00pm

Where: Dudley House (Lehman Hall) in the 1st floor fireside room

Snacks and coffee will be provided

This event will be capped at 20 participants

Matthew Hersch is an historian of technology whose research examines Cold War-era aerospace, computer, and military technologies and their relationship to labor and popular culture. His first book, Inventing the American Astronaut, explores the rise and transformation of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's human...

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UCS

1/31/19: Visit to Union of Concerned Scientists

January 31, 2019

The Union of Concerned Scientists in a nonprofit organization founded 50 years ago with the goal of using science and evidence-based decision making to solve many of the most pressing issues that face our society today. By engaging experts in the field, the UCS aims to create practical solutions to provide for a better future. Among others, the UCS works to address global warming, scientific integrity, nuclear weapon nonproliferation, sustainability, and agriculture. Aside from learning the powerful role that the Union of Concerned Scientists plays in shaping policy through engaging...

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Nicola Pirrone

1/30/19: "Science Policy in Practice: Developing International Environmental Regulation" with Dr. Nicola Pirrone

January 30, 2019

Faculty chat with Dr. Nicola Pirrone

When: January 30th, 12:30-1:30 pm

Where: Dudley House (Lehman Hall) in the 2nd floor graduate student lounge

Lunch will be provided

This event will be capped at 20 participants

Dr. Nicola Pirrone is a visiting scholar in the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS), where he is developing research projects on understanding the global mercury cycle and environmental and human health impacts, developing interoperable systems for integrating Earth Observations and...

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Swissnex

12/19/18: Visit to Swissnex Boston

December 19, 2018

 

Founded nearly 20 years ago, Swissnex acts to promote diplomacy in science and technology between Switzerland and the US. Since its founding in Cambridge, it has grown to open outposts across the globe, including San Francisco, Shanghai, Bangalore, and Rio de Janeiro. Based on Swissnex Boston's location, nestled between renown universities and technology companies, it plays an extremely important role in fostering innovation and collaboration between Swiss institutions and those in the Boston ecosystem, and advancing scientific interests abroad. Join us to learn about...

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Bruce Schneier

10/16/18: "Data security in the digital age: Technology policy for security" with Dr. Bruce Schneier

October 1, 2018

Faculty chat with Dr. Bruce Schneier

When: Tuesday October 16th 12:00pm-1:00pm 

Where: Dudley House (Lehman Hall) in the 1st floor fireside room

Lunch will be provided

This event will be capped at 20 participants

Bruce Schneier is an internationally renowned security technologist, called a "security guru" by The Economist.  He is the author of 14 books -- including the New York Times best-seller Data and Goliath: The Hidden Battles to Collect Your Data and Control Your World -- as well as hundreds of articles, essays, and...

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David Keith

9/17/18: "Science for a changing world: Part I: The potential for climate engineering" with David Keith

September 10, 2018

When: September 17th 12:00pm-1:00pm 

Where: Dudley House (Lehman Hall) in the 1st floor fireside room

Lunch will be provided

This event will be capped at 20 participants

David Keith has worked near the interface between climate science, energy technology, and public policy for twenty-five years. David is Professor of Applied Physics in Harvard’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and Professor of Public Policy in the Harvard Kennedy School, and founder at Carbon Engineering, a company developing technology to capture of CO2 from...

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